Deborah E. Powell
Born: Lynn, Massachusetts
- AB: Radcliffe College, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1960
- MD: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, 1965
- 1970 - 1976 Assistant Professor of Pathology, and Director of Electron Microscopy; (1973), Georgetown University School of Medicine and Dentistry, Washington, D.C.
- 1976 - 1997 Associate Professor then Vice Chair and Professor (1980) and Chair (1988) of Pathology, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky
- 1976 - 1988 Director of Diagnostic and Electron Microscopy, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky;
- 1997 - 2002 Executive Dean and Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas
- 2002 Dean of the Medical School and Assistant Vice President for Clinical Sciences at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
- Pathological Anatomy Branch, National Cancer Institute, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Selected Career Highlights
Over 100 publications in multiple areas of anatomic pathology.
President, Arthur Purdy Stout Society (1999-2001).
Elected to the Institute of Medicine (2000), which advises the federal government on national health and science policy.
Three-time recipient of the Golden Apple Teaching Award from her medical students at the University of Kentucky (1979, 1981, 1982).
Trustee of the American Board of Pathology, and President (2004) of the American Board of Pathology.
Recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Pathology Chairs (2007).
Chair of the Council of Deans of the Association of American Medical Colleges (2004).
Member, Editorial Board of:
- Human Pathology (Associate Editor for Education)
- Cancer Cytopathology
- The Breast Journal
Member of the Advisory Council of the NIH Office of Research in Women's Health (1999-2001) and Chair of the NIH Review Committee for this office (2005).
ACGME: Chair of the Resident Review Committee (RRC) for Pathology and Member of the Board of Directors (RRC).
Family includes: Ted, Mandy, Adam, Josh, Nate and the grandchildren.